Clinical Behavioral Medicine For Small Animals / Edition 1

Clinical Behavioral Medicine For Small Animals / Edition 1

by Karen L. L. Overall, Karen Overall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801668204

ISBN-13: 9780801668203

Pub. Date: 02/15/1997

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Here's authoritative scientifically based guidance on preventing, diagnosing, and successfully treating behavior cases. Every kind of problem from aggressive behavior to self-mutilation, is discussed.

* A practical guide to preventing, diagnosing, and treating small animal behavior cases.
• Covers every class of problem—from the most common to those

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Here's authoritative scientifically based guidance on preventing, diagnosing, and successfully treating behavior cases. Every kind of problem from aggressive behavior to self-mutilation, is discussed.

* A practical guide to preventing, diagnosing, and treating small animal behavior cases.
• Covers every class of problem—from the most common to those rarely seen.
• Emphasizes evaluation and step-by-step diagnosis of normal versus abnormal behavior.
• Provides easy-to-use client instruction protocols you can photocopy.
• Focuses on ways to deal with animal behavior so the incidence of euthanasia can be reduced.
• Covers legal obligations and problems resulting from pet's behavior.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801668203
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/15/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
655,854
Product dimensions:
10.84(w) x 8.32(h) x 0.93(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1The Veterinary Importance of Clinical Behavioral Medicine1
2Epidemiology5
3Normal Canine Behavior9
4Normal Feline Behavior45
5Taking the Behavioral History77
6Canine Aggression88
7Feline Aggression138
8Feline Elimination Disorders160
9Canine Elimination Disorders195
10Fears, Anxieties, and Stereotypies209
11Miscellaneous Behavior Problems: Emphasis on Management251
12Treatment of Behavioral Problems274
13Behavioral Pharmacology293
14Prevention of Behavior Problems323
15Legal Issues in Behavioral Medicine344
16Social Work and Behavioral Problems: Implications for Treating the Problem Pet and for the Family354
References365
App. AClient Questionnaires393
App. BClient Handouts408
App. CSources of Information and Products492
App. DBooks for the Practitioner's Shelf and to Recommend to Clients496
App. EMedical Conditions to Exclude Before Making a Behavioral Diagnosis503
App. FTerminology: Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Behavioral Diagnosis510
App. GQuick Reference for Treatment Paradigms521

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